Describe the mechanism of action, antibacterial spectrum and pharmacokinetics of aminoglycosides.

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College Answer

This answer was generally well done. Most answers showed good understanding of
mechanism of action. The antibacterial spectrum and pharmacokinetics were done less well.
Clinical observation guiding your study would help in answering this question, such as renal
dosing, monitoring drug levels and situations in which aminoglycosides are used.
Syllabus M2 2d
Reference: Katzung 10th edition p 755-762